On March 22nd the Kansas City Star announced the death of Joelouis Mattox, who had worked tirelessly to record the history of African Americans in the Kansas City area. The article can be found here:
He had, as the article indicates, been working to stress the role of African Americans in World War I. Like most of his projects, he worked to preserve that history in the KC Metro. In fact, a few weeks earlier the Star reported on those efforts:
Now he can rest with those who went before.